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Kaduna: Troops neutralize 3 terrorists, recover arms in Chikun

Kaduna State Government has said that troops have neutralized three terrorists during patrols along the Telele-Sabon Gida road in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement by the state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan on Saturday.

“According to the operational feedback, the troops laid an ambush at a suspected terrorists rallying point on the route. As expected, the outlaws approached the troops’ position, and entered the killing range, after which they were vigorously engaged.

“The criminals returned fire but were overpowered by the troops after a brief firefight. Three terrorists were neutralized in the exchange. The troops recovered the following: Three AK47 rifles; Three AK47 magazines; Two motorcycles and Two mobile phones.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i expressed satisfaction at the operational feedback. He commended the troops for their swift and decisive action in engaging the terrorists, and encouraged them to keep up the tempo against criminal elements.

“Security forces are sustaining patrols and monitoring of the general area,” Aruwan said

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